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Who’s Playing is The Wave’s weekly lineup of local art and entertainment premiering across the peninsula. Each week, we’ll take a look at some of the live music and performers in Rockaway, Breezy Point and Broad Channel.

If you are a musician or member of a band and want to share with our readers, where you’re playing or what you’re up to, contact editor@rockawave.com.

Saturday, July 1

The Foundation will be bringing Reggae vibes to Rockaway Brewing Co. at the Beach from 5 to 8 p.m.

Catch DJ Manny Fresco at Caracas Rockaway from 6 to 9 p.m.

Head over to Rippers for a performance by The Rooftoppers from 6 to 10 p.m.

Tim Otto and Free Ride will be rockin’ out at Low Tide from 6 to 10 p.m.

The Fabulous Wades will perform at Rogers Pub at 9:30 p.m.

SpinBox will play the best of classic and contemporary rock along with covers of pop/rock hits on Saturday, July 1 at Thai Rock at 9:30 p.m. Photo courtesy of Facebook/SpinboxbandNYC

SpinBox will play the best of classic and contemporary rock along with covers of pop/rock hits at Thai Rock at 9:30 p.m.

DJS @ Work will be spinning at Bungalow Bar at 10 p.m.

Sunday, July 2

The Ancient Jazz Quartet will perform soul, jazz and standards at Thai Rock at 6:30 p.m.

DJ Matt Lilly will be spinning at Caracas Rockaway from 9 to 10 p.m.

Monday, July 3

Don’t miss Indaculture at Low Tide Bar starting at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 3. Photo courtesy of Facebook/indaculture.rockaway

Don’t miss Indaculture at Low Tide Bar starting at 6 p.m.

Tuesday, July 4

Spend July 4 at Bungalow Bar with the Ace Band starting at 2 p.m.

Wednesday, July 5

Cath the Fabulous Wades at Caracas Rockaway at 6 p.m.

Friday, July 7

Cool Hand Lou & The Downtown Daddy-O’s will be performing their crowd pleasing classic rock/blues set at Michael’s Porthole in East Rockaway at 8 p.m.

Cool Hand Lou & The Downtown Daddy-O’s will be performing their crowd pleasing classic rock/blues set at Michael’s Porthole in East Rockaway at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 7. Photo courtesy of Cool Hand Lou

Catch musician Kurt Borst at the Wine Bar at Vetro from 9 p.m. to midnight.

Sunday, July 16

BAD SIGN will perform at Low Tide Bar at 6 p.m.

EVERY WEEK

Mondays

Kerry Hills Irish Pub hosts Monday Nights: Open Mic. All musicians and singers welcome (Just no drums, please) 8 p.m.

Tuesdays

Don’t miss open mic night at Connelly’s! Every Tuesday from 8 to 12 p.m. this summer.

Head down to Rockaway Beach Surf Club every Tuesday for live Country Night with Patsy from 7 to 10 p.m.

Thursdays

Spend an evening with Classical Thursdays at Thai Rock starting at 7:30 p.m.

Check out guitarist Paolo Altieri at Vetro Restaurant & Wine Bar, every Thursday night, from 7 to 10 p.m.  for some instrumental jazz and pop music favorites.

#FollowMeToBungi every Thursday night at 7 p.m. for some live music by Bobby Butler of Indaculture and Friends at Bungalow Bar.

Jam out at Rockaway Brewing Co. at the beach’s new open mic night, every Thursday from 8 to 11 p.m.

Thursdays / Sundays

House on the Rock plays live worship music every Thursday at 7 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Saturdays

Raise a glass to live music at Rogers Pub, starting at 8 p.m.

Sundays

Jazz brunch at Kennedy’s, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Attention: Restaurants, pubs, music venues and musicians – more people will know about your next gigs if they see them in The Wave. Send performance schedules to editor@rockawave.com with subject line “Who’s Playing.”

Are you an out of area band/musician playing in Rockaway/Breezy Point/Broad Channel? Tell us about it. Are you a Rockaway/Breezy Point/Broad Channel band playing off the peninsula? Let us know about that too. Send your info to editor@rockawave.com

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